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Using twitter in academia

Article about using twitter in education

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Gráinne Conole
9 December 2008

Twitter use has exploded in the last six months or so, to the extent that some are saying

microblogging is the death of blogging. This is a nice article which gives on perspective on the

use of Twitter in an educational context. Also has some nice links to related useful

information.

Here are some of the useful suggestions:

  • Class chatter
  • Classroom community
  • Get a sense of the world
  • Track a word
  • Track a conference
  • Instant feedback
  • Follow a professional
  • Follow a famous person
  • Grammar
  • Rule based writing
  • Maximising the teaching moment
  • Public notepad
  • Writing assignments

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